We covered nearly fifty mergers and acquisitions in 2022 worth billions of dollars. These eight stood out from the rest.
Brian Gerkey said “greater institutional support from Intrinsic and the resources from this transaction allow our team to focus on what we do best and accelerate development of ROS, Gazebo, and Open-RMF in a sustainable way.”
The deal includes the planned development of robotic-assisted orthotic and prosthetic devices, the companies said.
Nidec, the Japanese electric motor maker, announced that it acquired PAMA, an Italian machine tool manufacturer.
Ibeo recently filed for insolvency because it could not secure further growth financing.
Ouster and Velodyne predict the combined company will save at least $75 million in operating costs within the first 9 months of the transaction’s close.
The April 2022 merger of MHS Global and Fortna resulted in a single company that will now be known as FORTNA.
Walmart began working with Alert Innovation in 2016 to build custom technology for its micro-fulfillment centers.
By combining with AutoGuide, MiR’s product portfolio will expand to include high payload AMR tuggers and forklifts.
The two German companies have worked together for six years, developing a number of products together.
Guardforce AI announced that it signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) to acquire Shenzhen Kewei Robot Technology Company Limited.
Nauticus Robotics develops ocean robots, software and services for the marine industry.
Astrobotic announced that it acquired Masten Space Systems, along with its portfolio of space technology, for $4.5 million.
Amazon has used Cloostermans products, including robots to package products for customer orders, since 2019.
The FTC is investigating whether the data provided by Roomba gives Amazon an unfair advantage in the retail industry and how iRobot fits into Amazon’s existing consumer product portfolio.
Leading robotics sector investors to discuss business, technological and social drivers for investment, gating factors and headwinds and why robotics startups succeed and fail.
Cowen’s Peter Finn on the state of investment into the robotics industry and the impact of inflation, higher interest rates, and other issues.
Amazon has built a vast robotics ecosystem through acquisitions, investments, and internally developed products.
If this deal goes through, iRobot would be Amazon’s fourth most-expensive acquisition ever.
Accenture said the acquisition will enable it to offer automated production lines that leverage the cloud, data and AI.
Ron Tavlin allegedly informed a friend about Medtronic’s impending acquisition announcement of Mazor Robotics in 2018.
American Robotics, a fully-owned subsidiary of Ondas Holdings, announced it signed a term sheet to acquire Airobotics.